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    Engaging in priority setting about primary and integrated healthcare innovations in Canada

    Provincial and territorial ministries of health have made significant investments in primary healthcare reform over recent years to improve access, quality, continuity of care, cost, satisfaction and health outcomes. Interdisciplinary team-based care, networks with streamlined care pathways, the use of h...

    Identifying optimal treatment approaches for people with multimorbidity in Ontario

    Multimorbidity is part of the daily life of a growing number of Ontarians who must manage multiple chronic conditions. As Fortin et al. observed, “patients with multiple conditions are the rule rather than the exception in primary care.” Multimorbidity not only has a significant impact on healthcare ...

    Key Features and effects of educational Approaches to improve clinical performance

    The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) and Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) have formed a partnership to support ongoing training, education and quality improvement across the province. This partnership will develop provincial quality-management programs for the service areas of colonoscopy, m...

    Understanding the use of and compensation for virtual-care services in primary care

    Provincial and territorial health systems across Canada continue to struggle with delivering timely access to primary-care services. In 2016, 74% of Canadians reported in the Commonwealth International Health Policy Survey that they received excellent or very good care from their regular doctor, which is...

    Examining compensation models for walk-in clinics

    Positioning primary care as the cornerstone of the health system and establishing primary-care providers as the gatekeepers and coordinators of care has been a long-sought aim of health systems around the world. Further, a main aim of this goal in Canada has been to have a primary-care provider that is r...

    Enhancing health promotion and disease prevention in networked primary care

    Health systems are moving away from traditional primary care (e.g., by increasingly shifting to group practice and interprofessional teams rather than solo practice primary-care providers), which is often siloed and results in barriers to timely access to care.(1) The Ministry of Health of British Columb...

    What are the advantages and disadvantages of restructuring a health care system to be more focused on primary care services?

    Governments are searching for ways to improve the equity, efficiency, effectiveness, and responsiveness of their health systems. In recent years there has been an acceptance of the important role of primary health care in helping to achieve these aims. However, there have been no systematic reviews on pr...

    What is the evidence on effectiveness of capacity building of primary health care professionals in the detection, management and outcome of depression?

    Depression is a common health care problem and is largely managed in primary care, with little or no specialist input from secondary care services. The quality of care is often low, with poor recognition of the condition, inadequate prescription, poor compliance with medication and poor provision and upt...

    Síntese de evidências qualitativas para informar políticas de saúde

    Sínteses de evidências qualitativas (SEQs) têm sido crescentemente utilizadas na área da saúde e novos métodos têm proliferado. O aumento da demanda por SEQs é impulsionado principalmente pelo reconhecimento de que evidências sobre efetividade não são suficientes para melhorar a saúde, sendo ...

    Promovendo o desenvolvimento na primeira infância

    A primeira infância é uma etapa fundamental para o desenvolvimento, em termos cognitivos, socioemocionais e físicos. A importância do investimento no desenvolvimento infantil (DI) ou políticas de primeira infância fundamenta-se em vários argumentos. O principal é o direito de todas as crianças a...